This Wednesday, José Mourinho will have the opportunity to add a line to his huge record in the Europa Conference League final against Feyenoord.
This Wednesday, Jose Mourinho has the opportunity to inscribe his name a little more in the history of football. First coach in history to play in a European final with 4 different clubs, the Portuguese coach, him and theAS Rome will try to become the first in history to win the Europa League Conference – a competition created this year – in Tirana against Feyenoordfaller of theABOUT in the previous round.
Our way to get to Tirana ??#ASRoma | #UECLfinal pic.twitter.com/mFo8p1I7VZ
— AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) May 25, 2022
In a press conference on the eve of the match, the former coach of Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Porto, Chelsea and Manchester United presented himself full of humility, highlighting the work done with his team, going until abandoning his famous nickname of “Special One”. “The Special One is ancient history. This is the story of my early career. When we become more mature, more stable, we think a lot more about the people around us and less about ourselves.did he declare.
? José Mourinho: “The Special One is ancient history” pic.twitter.com/meIwUDVMq5
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Moved to tears after qualifying against Leicester in the semi-final (1-1, 1-0), the native of Setubal underlined the efforts put in place to reach this stage of the competition. “I will try to do everything a coach can do, to help. I don’t believe in magic potions or the magic of the moment. When we reach the final after more than 300 days of work, the job is done. It’s team time, it’s the team that plays on Wednesday. The players, myself, the staff, everyone, this is our moment. Not that of a single person’he added.
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These images of Mourinho are magical… absolutely magical. pic.twitter.com/R8eE75VLRO
— Amaury Gonçalves (@AmauryGnclvs) May 6, 2022
In the event of victory, Mourinho would make a place of choice in the hearts of Roman supporters, who have not seen their club win a European competition for 61 years (La Coupe des Villes de Fairs, ancestor of the C3), he would join also Zinedine Zidane et Pep Guardiola fourth among the most successful coaches in European Cups.